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New York Times, Friday, March 13, 1987

3-Down : Bully

Author:
Larry Goldhirsch
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { G P Q Z }, Scrabble score: 311 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Larry Goldhirsch has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,639
Across
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Swedish rock band : ABBA
5
Shatter : SMASH
10
Wound's aftermath : SCAR
14
Maize : CORN
15
Knights Hospitalers' land : MALTA
16
Elephant's ear : TARO
17
Cobra feature : HOOD
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Fourth-century Christian heretic : ARIUS
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Edible corm : EDDO
20
Co-star of "Dear Ruth" : WILLIAMHOLDEN
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Play ___ with (make trouble for) : HOB
25
Forlorn cry : ALAS
26
Legs, to Ludwig : BEINE
27
Full of: Suffix : ULENT
29
___ Han (Korea) : TAE
31
Pen : STY
32
Wings on seeds : ALAE
33
Of a judge's private office : CAMERAL
37
"The ___," novel about 20 Across and 55 Across, in part : CATCHERINTHERYE
42
Nones' kin : KALENDS
43
Act : DEED
44
British mil. branch : RAF
47
Anatomical duct : VAS
48
Kind of healer : FAITH
49
Dispatch boat : AVISO
51
Soap unit : CAKE
54
Uh-uh and nix : NOS
55
Co-star of "Dear Ruth" : JOANCAULFIELD
59
Approval: Abbr. : ACCE
60
Ab ___ (from an angry man) : IRATO
61
Orbital period : YEAR
64
Roll-call cry : HERE
65
___-nest (hoax) : MARES
66
Seneca's pupil : NERO
67
Gang ending : STER
68
L. Carroll creature : SNARK
69
Kind of tube or photograph : XRAY
Down
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Heine's sigh : ACH
2
Catcall's kin : BOO
3
Bully : BROWBEAT
4
"The Egg ___," 1947 film : ANDI
5
Petty : SMALL
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Singer Muldaur : MARIA
7
An anonym : ALIAS
8
Grape juice : STUM
9
Jumble : HASH
10
Stone pillar : STELE
11
Worsted yarn : CADDIS
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Zealous : ARDENT
13
Mickey or Andy : ROONEY
21
Atlas abbr. : LAT
22
African witchcraft : OBEAH
23
Internal Security Act sponsor: Abbr. : HUAC
24
Earthen pot : OLLA
28
Foulard's place : NECK
29
Incline : TEND
30
Beaux-___ : ARTS
33
That: Fr. : CELA
34
Eris's twin : ARES
35
"___ and Bill," 1930 film : MIN
36
Yeats subject : LEDA
38
Devastation : HAVOC
39
Comet, e.g. : REINDEER
40
"O come ___ Bethlehem" : YETO
41
O.E. letters : EDHS
44
Hindu princes : RAJAHS
45
Wading bird : AVOCET
46
French carriage : FIACRE
48
Charge : FEE
50
Derisive look : SNEER
51
Bow or Barton : CLARA
52
In back of : AFTER
53
Certain newsstand : KIOSK
56
Directs toward : AIMS
57
Sky: Comb. form : URAN
58
Bobcat : LYNX
62
Bird or tree : ARA
63
Banjoist Clark : ROY

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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